A man was killed in a traffic accident near Toulouse

The essentials A man was killed in a traffic accident on the A62 on Friday.

A terrible traffic accident occurred that Friday afternoon around 2:40 p.m. on the A62 motorway near the Frontonnais area. The driver of a vehicle heading for Bordeaux-Toulouse lost control of his machine for some unknown reason. The car rolled over.

The firefighters and the Samu were on site. They took care of both the seriously injured driver and his slightly injured passenger. Despite rescue efforts, the 76-year-old man did not survive. The woman was taken to Purpan Hospital. Two lanes of the motorway were closed during the emergency aid. The gendarmes secured the premises and then proceeded to readings and observations of use. An investigation will be launched to clarify the circumstances of this accident.

No other vehicle would be involved. As a result of this accident, the number of road casualties in Haute-Garonne has risen to ten since the beginning of the year. This weekend, on the occasion of Easter, many checks on the streets are planned.